Genealogy of the Royal Family of Prussia1

HRH Princess Margarete and her descendants


HRH Princess Margarete von Hesse née Princess of PrussiaHRH Margarete Beatrice Feodora Princess of Prussia ("Mossy")
* Neues Palais, Potsdam, April 22nd, 1872
† Schönberg near Kronberg, January 22nd, 1954

Married:

Friedenskirche, Potsdam, January 25th, 1893:
HRH Friedrich Karl Ludwig Konstantin Prince von Hesse, Landgrave von Hesse
* Schloß Panker, May 1st, 1868
† Cassel, May 28th, 1940
King of Finland (elected, October 9th, 1918; withdrew his candidature, December 20th, 1918)
Landgrave von Hesse, March 15th, 1925

Children from this marriage:

  1. HH Friedrich Wilhelm Sigismund Viktor Prince von Hesse
    * Frankfurt am Main, November 23rd, 1893
    † (killed in action) Kara Orman, September 12th/13th, 1916
  2. HH Maximilian Friedrich Wilhelm Georg Eduard Prince von Hesse
    * Schloß Rumpenheim near Offenbach, October 20th, 1894
    † (killed in action) St. Jean-Chappel near Bailleul, October 13th, 1914
  3. HRH Philipp Prince von Hesse, Landgrave von Hesse
  4. HH Wolfgang Moritz Prince von Hesse
    * Schloß Rumpenheim near Offenbach, November 6th, 1896
    † Frankfurt am Main, July 12th, 1989

    Married:

    1. (civil) Schloß Salem, September 12th and (religious) Chapel, Schloß Salem, September 17th, 1924:
      HGDH
      Marie Alexandra Thyra Viktoria Luise Carola Hilda Grand-Ducal Princess and Margravine von Baden
      * Schloß Salem, August 1st, 1902
      † (in an air raid) Frankfurt am Main, January 29th, 1944
    2. (morganatic) Frankfurt am Main, September 7th, 1948:
      Ottilie Moeller
      * Frankfurt am Main, June 24th, 1903
  5. HH Richard Wilhelm Leopold Prince von Hesse
    * Frankfurt am Main, May 14th, 1901
    † Frankfurt am Main, February 11th, 1969
  6. HH Christoph Ernst August Prince von Hesse

HRH Philipp Prince von Hesse, Landgrave von Hesse
* Schloß Rumpenheim near Offenbach, November 6th, 1896
† Rome, October 25th, 1980
Landgrave von Hesse, May 28th, 1940

HRH Princess Mafalda von Hesse née Princess of SavoyMarried:

(civil and religious) Racconigi Castle near Turin, September 23rd, 1925:
HRH
Mafalda Maria Elisabetta Anna Romana Princess Royal of Savoy
* Rome, November 19th, 1902
† (concentration camp) Buchenwald near Weimar, August 28th, 1944

Children from this marriage:

  1. HRH Moritz Friedrich Karl Emanuel Humbert Prince von Hesse, Landgrave von Hesse
  2. HH Heinrich Wilhelm Konstantin Viktor Franz Prince von Hesse
    * Villa Savoia, Rome, October 30th, 1927
    † Schloß Wolfsgarten, Langen, November 18th, 1999
  3. HH Otto Adolf Prince von Hesse
    * Villa Savoia, Rome, June 3rd, 1937
    † Hanover, January 3rd, 1998

    Married:

    1. (civil) Munich, April 5th and (religious) Trotsberg, April 6th, 1965:
      Angela Mathilde Agathe von Doering
      * Goslar, August 12th, 1940
      (Divorced: February 3rd, 1969)
    2. Lastrup-Matrum, December 28th, 1988:
      Elisabeth Marga Dorothea Wittler
      * Rumburg, January 31st, 1944
  4. HH Elisabeth Margarethe Elena Johanna Maria Jolanda Polyxene Princess von Hesse
    * Villa Savoia, Rome, October 8th, 1940

    Married:

    (civil) Frankfurt am Main, February 26th and (religious) Dom, Frankfurt am Main, February 28th, 1962:
    Friedrich Karl Eduard Wilhelm Franz Eusebius Michael Hubert Count von Oppersdorff
    * Oberglogau, January 30th, 1925
    † Gravenbruch, Neu Isenburg, January 11th, 1985

    Children from this marriage:

    1. Friedrich Karl Philipp Wilhelm Hans Moritz Maria Count von Oppersdorff
      * Frankfurt am Main, December 1st, 1962
    2. Alexander Wolfgang Johannes Georg Viktor Emanuel Maria Count von Oppersdorff
      * Frankfurt am Main, August 3rd, 1965

HH Christoph Ernst August Prince von Hesse
* Frankfurt am Main, May 14th, 1901
† (air crash) in the Appenines, October 7th, 1943

Married:

(civil) Kronberg, December 13th and (religious) Chapel, Schloß Kronberg, December 15th, 1930:
HRH
Sofia Princess of Greece and Denmark
* Mon Repos, Corfu, June 26th, 1914
† Neuhaus near Schliersee, Bavaria, November 24th, 2001

Children from this marriage:

  1. HH Christina Margarethe Princess von Hesse
  2. HH Dorothea Charlotte Karin Princess von Hesse
  3. HH Karl Adolf Andreas Prince von Hesse
  4. HH Rainer Christoph Friedrich Prince von Hesse
    * Schloß Kronberg, November 18th, 1939
  5. HH Clarissa Alice Princess von Hesse
    * (posthumously) Schloß Kronberg, February 6th, 1944

    Married:

    Paris, July 20th, 1971:
    Claude-Jean Derrion
    * Boulogne-Billancourt, Hauts-de-Seine, March 12th, 1948
    (Divorced: June 21st, 1976)

    Illegitimate child:

    1. Johanna Sophia von Hessen
      * Munich, August 25th, 1980

HH Landgrave Mortiz of HesseHRH Moritz Friedrich Karl Emanuel Humbert Prince von Hesse, Landgrave von Hesse
* Racconigi Castle, Racconigi, August 6th, 1926
Landgrave von Hesse, October 25th, 1980

Married:

(civil) Kronberg im Taunus, June 1st and (religious) St. Johanniskirche, Kronberg im Taunus, June 3rd, 1964:
HSH Tatiana Louise Ursula Therese Elsa Princess zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg
* Gießen, July 31st, 1940
(Divorced: October 16th, 1974)

HH Princess Mafalda von Hesse and her husband FerdinandoChildren from this marriage:

  1. HH Mafalda Margarethe Princess von Hesse
    * Kiel, July 6th, 1965

    Married:

    1. (civil) Kronberg im Taunus, July 6th and (religious) St. Johanniskirche, Kronberg im Taunus, July 8th, 1989:
      Don Enrico Giovanni Maria Consolata dei Conti Marone Cinzano
      * Turin, April 5th, 1963
      (Divorced: 1991; annulled)
    2. (civil) Lütjenberg, December 19th, 1991:
      Carlo Galdo
      * Naples, March 26th, 1954
      (Divorced: June 23rd, 1999)
    3. (civil) Rome, July 14th and (religious) Chapel, Palazzo Grotta Pallotta, September 28th, 2000:
      Ferdinando Brachetti-Peretti
      * Rome, January 13th, 1960

    Children from the second marriage:

    1. Tatiana Maria Galdo
      * Rome, January 20th, 1992
    2. Polissena Galdo
      * Rome, September 30th, 1993

    Child from the third marriage:

    1. Cosmo Brachetti-Peretti
      * Rome, January 11th, 2000
      (Born out of wedlock)
  2. HRH Hereditary Prince Heinrich von HesseHRH Heinrich Donatus Philipp Umberto Hereditary Prince von Hesse
    * Kiel, October 17th, 1966
  3. HH Princess Elena von HesseHH Elena Elisabeth Madeleine Princess von Hesse
    * Kiel, November 8th, 1967

    Illegitimate child:

    1. Madeleine Caiazzo
      * Kiel, November 29th, 1999
      (Father: Massimo Caiazzo)
  4. HH Prince Philipp von HesseHH Philipp Robin Prince von Hesse
    * Kiel, September 17th, 1970

HH Christina Margarethe Princess von Hesse
* Schloß Kronberg, January 10th, 1933

Married:

  1. (civil) Kronberg im Taunus, August 1st and (religious) Chapel, Schloß Kronberg, August 2nd, 1956:
    HRH
    Andrej Prince of Yugoslavia
    * Bled Castle, June 28th, 1929
    † (apparant suicide) Irvine, California, May 7th, 1990
    (Divorced: London, May 31st, 1962)
  2. (civil) Kensington and Chelsea Register Office, London, December 3rd, 1962:
    Robert Floris van Eyck
    * The Hague, May 3rd, 1916
    † William Harvey Hospital, Ashford, Kent, December 19th, 1991
    (Divorced: February 3rd, 1986)

Children from the second marriage:

  1. Helene Sophia van Eyck
    * London, October 25th, 1963

    Married:

    (civil) Hastings, East Sussex, January 24th, 1986:
    Roderick Alan Harman
    * Chang-Chou, July 18th, 1942

    Children from this marriage:

    1. Sascha Alexandra Sophia Harman
      * Buchanan Hospital, St. Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex, July 26th, 1986
    2. Pascale Olivia Harman
      * Buchanan Hospital, St. Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex, March 19th, 1989
  2. Marc Nicholas van Eyck
    * Oxford, February 16th, 1966

    Married:

    (civil) Kensington and Chelsea Register Office, London, June 12th, 1992:
    Joanne Marea Green
    * Timaru, October 11th, 1961
    (Separated)


HH Dorothea Charlotte Karin Princess von Hesse
* Schloß Panker, July 24th, 1934

Married:

(civil) Schliersee, Bavaria, March 31st and (religious) Munich-Bogenhausen, April 1st, 1959:
HSH Friedrich Karl Hugo Maximilian Maria Cyrillus Felix Hubertus Prince zu Windisch-Grätz
* Heilgenberg, July 7th, 1917

Children from this marriage:

  1. HSH Marina Margherita Sophia Leontina Christiana Princess zu Windisch-Grätz
    * Milan, December 3rd, 1960

    Married:

    (civil) Rome, May 28th, 1988 and (religious) Rome, April 15th, 1989:
    Gyula Lajos Jakabffy
    * Morosvásárhely, November 14th, 1962
    (Separated)

    Children from this marriage:

    1. Réka Dorothea Sita Jakabffy
      * Rome, September 17th, 1988
    2. Sophia Magdolina Jakabffy
      * Rome, August 27th, 1989
  2. HSH Clarissa Elisabetta Fiore Princess zu Windisch-Grätz
    * Erba, August 5th, 1966

    Married:

    Alserio near Como, November 16th, 1985:
    Eric Michel Jacques de Waele
    * Etterbeek, January 6th, 1962

    Children from this marriage:

    1. Michel Jean Henri de Waele
      * New York City, New York, May 18th, 1986
    2. Alexandre Federico Mark de Waele
      * Ghent, July 3rd, 1987
    3. Mathieu Paul Philippe de Waele
      * Ghent, December 16th, 1988
    4. Rubi Jade de Waele
      * Ghent, January 26th, 1994

HH Karl Adolf Andreas Prince von Hesse
* Berlin, March 26th, 1937

Married:

(morganatic) (civil) The Hague, March 26th and (religious) St. Jacob's Church, The Hague, April 18th, 1966:
Yvonne Margit Valerie Countess Szapáry von Muraszombath, Széchysziget und Szapár
* Budapest, April 4th, 1944

Children from this marriage:

  1. Christoph Prinz von Hessen
    * Munich, June 18th, 1969
  2. H Ill H Count Alexander von Schönburg and H Ill H Countess Irina née Prinzessin von HessenIrina Verena Prinzessin von Hessen
    * Munich, April 1st, 1971

    Married:

    (civil) Berlin, April 30th and (religious) Heusenstamm, May 29th, 1999:
    H Ill H Alexander Georg Maria Ernst Heinrich István Ludwig Kisito Hubertus Count and Lord von Schönburg, Count and Lord zu Glauchau und Waldenburg
    * Mogadishu, August 15th, 1969
    Count and Lord von Schönburg, Count and Lord zu Glauchau und Waldenburg, September 29th, 1998

    Child from this marriage:

    1. H Ill H Maria-Letitia Countess and Lady von Schönburg-Glachau
      * Virchow Clinic, Berlin, July 30th, 2001

Footnotes:

  1. Source: Queen Victoria's Descendants by Marlene A. Eilers. With special thanks to Hein Bruins, Brigitte Gastel Lloyd and Netty Leistra.

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Last updated: December 3rd, 2001.

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